Among the most popular means for treating decubitus, ointments take a special place, because they have a lot of advantages:
- They accelerate the healing process of wounds.
- Have a relatively low cost.
- Improve trophic tissue.
- Help to eliminate pain and other unpleasant sensations.
- I render bactericidal action, eliminating pathogenic bacteria.
Names of ointments from bed sores for bedridden patients
Solcoseryl. A remedy that is intended to improve the trophism of tissues and their regeneration. Active deactive substance is deproteinized dialysate, which is obtained from the blood of young healthy calves.
Apply the drug only on the area of the skin that has been damaged. It is necessary to clean the wounds before using the drug. Apply on a cover evenly a small layer twice a day (can be three times as recommended by a specialist). Therapy lasts until the healing of pressure sores.
If you are predisposed to develop allergic reactions and do not tolerate the components of the remedy, you can not apply it. Undesirable for pregnant women. Rarely, but there is a manifestation of side effects in the form of marginal dermatitis or urticaria.
Algophine. Ointment is based only on natural components: salt of fatty acids, chlorophyll derivatives, film-forming agents and carotenoids. Ointment has a strong anti-inflammatory effect, and also stimulates the regeneration of tissues.
To smear only the skin with wounds, without affecting the healthy surface, if necessary, it is possible to use a tampon or bandage.
Some patients experience a burning sensation in the application area during the Algofin therapy. There are no contraindications for use, ointment is recommended even for pregnant women.
Methyluracil. Active active ingredient of the preparation is dioxomethyltetrahydropyrimidine, due to which the nucleic acids are reduced. Ointment promotes rapid regeneration of damaged tissue.
Dosage in treatment is established by the doctor in accordance with the individual symptoms of each patient. If you have a predisposition to develop allergic reactions and individual intolerance of substances that make up the basis of the drug, its use is contraindicated. Some patients complain of the manifestation of an allergy to methyluracil as a side effect.
Mephenate. The preparation is based on the following active ingredients, which are used in the treatment of pressure sores, are mefenamine sodium salt and vinylin.
Ointment is used only on the skin where there are bedsores with a special spatula usually once a day (but can be applied up to three times in 24 hours). Duration of therapy is approximately fifteen days. If treatment needs to be continued, further therapy is performed under the supervision of a physician. You can apply the product under the bandage.
The only contraindication: individual intolerance. Some patients may show: irritation, allergy, swelling, slight numbness.
Alantan Plus. The drug is based on two active substances: allantoin and dexpanthenol. Due to this composition, the ointment has a healing effect, cleans wounds from unnecessary keratin deposition, stimulates regeneration.
Apply recommended from one to several times a day. Dosage is prescribed by a doctor. Therapy continues until the symptoms disappear and the wound heals completely.
The drug is not recommended for use in patients who suffer from frequent allergies, especially to dexpanthenol and allantoin. Sometimes in the process of therapy, this remedy may occur: allergies, hypersensitivity of the skin.
Ointment for decubitus with silver
Ointments, which contain silver, are usually used to treat bedsores of the first stage. The most popular among them are the following drugs.
Dermazin. A remedy that has an antibacterial effect. The active substance, which is part of the drug, is silver sulfadiazine.
You can apply the ointment under the bandage or without it with a thin layer twice a day until complete healing. When using a dressing, you should change it daily (several times).
The drug should not be applied to patients with intolerance to its basic substances, up to one year, during childbirth. Sometimes, the use of the product appears: itching, burning, allergies.
Sulfargin. Has antibacterial action. The active ingredient is silver sulfadiazine. Has bactericidal action against many gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria (Klebsiella spp., Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus spp., Proteus spp., Etc.).
Be sure to remove pus and necrotic masses before using this medication. Use once or twice a day under a bandage or without a bandage. Lubricate affected areas with a small layer. The duration of treatment is determined by the doctor. Usually - not less than 3 weeks.
The drug can lead to unpleasant consequences if used for the treatment of pregnant women, young children (up to a year), patients with intolerance to the components. Sometimes, side effects rarely develop: digestion disorders with the development of diarrhea or constipation, nausea and vomiting, leukopenia, pain, burning of the skin, allergies.
The drug is based on the active substance antibiotic sulfatiazole. Due to this, growth of pathogenic organisms and their reproduction are inhibited. Additionally, the ointment also includes silver ions that help strengthen the basic characteristics of sulfatiazole.
The drug is analgesic. You can use a bandage if necessary. Apply several times a day with a small layer of pressure sores. Treatment continues until all wounds disappear.
Restriction for the use of the ointment is the intolerance of its main ingredient. You can not treat her small and premature babies. Side effects of the drug: unpleasant sensations on the skin (burning, itching), allergies.
The drug is antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, regenerative. The drug is based on the active ingredient - diethylbenzimidazolium triiodide.
When applying the ointment, make sure that the layer covers the bedsores completely. Duration of therapy and dosage are individual and depend on the stage of the wound process. Can be used under the bandage.
The drug is contraindicated in: thyrotoxicosis, acute liver failure, for the treatment of pregnant women and young children (under one year of age). Some patients who used the remedy noted that they developed an allergy, the skin often itched and burned.
Ointment with zinc
Dermatoprotective agent, which contains an active component - zinc oxide. Has a fairly pronounced anti-inflammatory effect.
For treatment, the ointment is applied in a thin layer to the bedsore beds from one to two times for 24 hours. The doctor may increase the dose, if necessary. The therapy lasts until the wounds completely heal.
The remedy can be used by almost everyone if you do not have an allergy to zinc. Sometimes patients note that the use of ointment leads to the appearance of unpleasant symptoms: skin swelling, itching of the skin and other allergic reactions.
Active active ingredients of this remedy are: xerogene, birch tar, castor oil. Ointment is actively used to treat wounds, ulcers, juvenile acne, furunculosis, psoriasis, bedsores in bedridden patients.
In the treatment of decubitus ointment should be applied a thin layer only to the affected areas of the skin. In this case, the wounds must first be disinfected. Therapy is individual, so the dose and duration are usually prescribed by the doctor.
The drug is contraindicated for use with intolerance of at least one of its main components. Among the main side effects are: allergic reactions (itching, flushing of the skin, burning, irritation).
Active active ingredient of the drug is sulfur. It has an antiparasitic and antimicrobial effect. Actively used for the treatment of acne, as well as for the therapy and prevention of bedsores in bedridden patients.
The drug can be used from the age of three. Apply to affected areas of the skin in small amounts two to three times a day. Therapy continues until the wound is healed.
Ointment is contraindicated for use with intolerance of its main component. Also it can not be used for treatment in early childhood and during pregnancy.
Among the main side effects of using the drug is: allergic reactions (burning, itching, swelling).
Ointments from bedsores of German manufacture
Recently, pharmacies have been introducing new and new means for the effective treatment of decubitus. One such medication is the German ointment "Brownunin".
This antiseptic and disinfectant, the active ingredient of which is povidone-iodine. Is active in relation to a wide range of fungi, bacteria (including mycobacteria tuberculosis), viruses.
Dosage is completely individual and is prescribed by the attending physician in accordance with the severity of the patient's condition.
Ointment is contraindicated for use in hyperthyroidism, kidney failure, adenoma of the thyroid gland. Also, you can not use the ointment during pregnancy, breastfeeding, with intolerance of its components.
Among the side effects can be distinguished hyperemia and burning, when the appearance of which you need to cancel therapy.